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Legrand Power Equipment DRX MCCB's

Legrand’s extensive range of power equipment encompasses miniature circuit breakers (MCBs), moulded circuit breakers (MCCBs), surge protectors, modular distribution blocks, air circuit breakers, cast resin transformers and capacitors, as well as industrial sockets and wiring accessories. “This range, which meets stringent international and local safety and quality specifications, has been designed for easy selection, reliable performance, efficient installation and optimum safety,” claims Johan Bosch, Legrand’s national sales manager. “Legrand is committed to the manufacture of technologically…
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Legrand High Power Busbars Safe & Efficient Power Distribution

Legrand’s range of Zucchini busbars, which forms part of the company’s complete power distribution system, has critical advantages over conventional cable installations. The versatility of this system means easy adaptation to layout modifications or expansion of the existing installation environment. “These high power busbars, which are designed for the safe and efficient distribution of electricity in industrial, commercial and service sector applications, are fast and efficient to install,” explains Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “This system accommodates…
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Legrand Arteor New Home Automation Solutions

Legrand’s range of Arteor wiring devices, which was launched in South Africa over four years ago, has been enhanced to now offer even more electrical control functions in home automation - from simple stand-alone solutions, to complicated automation tasks and fully networked installations. “With new functions and features for easier operation and greater energy efficiency in home automation, design engineers and electrical contractors are able to offer appropriate solutions for every installation. The modern design of Arteor, which creates the impression that the device is floating on the…
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Legrand Arteor Electronic Sensitive Switches 'swipe it baby'

Legrand’s Arteor electronic switches, which are sensitive to a gentle ‘swipe’, have gained popularity in applications which require pristine hygiene standards, especially in commercial and healthcare installations. These switches, which don’t require the effort of manual push button control, have also been developed for the convenience of paraplegics. Arteor sensitive electronic switches, with a 100/240 VA capacity, control light sources by simply passing a hand in front of the switch. Technology of the micro sensor has been designed that any movement further than 5 mm from the switch…
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DPL LED Trunking Safety Energy Saving

Legrand has extended its DLP trunking range to include new illuminated, low energy consumption mini-trunking, plinths, trunking and columns. “Legrand’s commitment to keeping abreast with the latest global electrical and digital trends and requirements in residential and commercial buildings, is confirmed by the introduction locally of new products and systems,” states Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “The new multifunction illuminated DLP range is used to efficiently combine the distribution of high and low currents and LED illumination in a single product. Features…
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Legrand Healthcare Solutions

Legrand’s range of integrated healthcare solutions encompasses antimicrobial systems for use in sterile environments, including hospitals, clinics, retirement establishments and laboratories. These healthcare systems – which focus on assisted living, hygiene and energy efficiency – include nurse call systems, bedhead trunking and automatic lighting. There is antimicrobial treatment on more than 40 electrical functions which integrate various commands and connectivity with the infrastructure of healthcare facilities. Legrand’s antimicrobial healthcare products are manufactured using the…
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Legrand Concept Store Opens Umhlanga KZN

The launch of the first KwaZulu-Natal ‘Legrand Concept Store’, which opened in Umhlanga recently, forms part of Legrand’s drive to boost its specialist electrical solutions offering to contractors, architects, consultants and interior designers, as well as the end user. “Legrand Concept Stores, which are owned and managed by carefully selected partners, are dedicated showrooms that display a wide range of Legrand products, from high end quality domestic switches and sockets, to sophisticated building management systems,” says Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand SA. “The new Umhlanga…
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Legrand Joins Safehouse Association

Legrand, specialists in the design, manufacture and implementation of electrical installations and information networks, has recently become a member of the South African SAFEhouse Association. “Legrand is proud to be part of this independent association, which comprises a group of local organisations in the electrical sector, committed to creating a strong SAFEhouse brand, that is synonymous with quality and safety,” states Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “The SAFEhouse Association, which was established by industry in 2012, addresses the prevalence of sub-standard…
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Legrand Integrated Electrical Solutions Food & beverage

Legrand, which supplies a comprehensive range of systems for the implementation of electrical installations and information networks in diverse industries, also offers integrated solutions for the food and beverage sector. “Energy, safety and hygiene issues are critical in any food and beverage manufacturing plant. In most processing sites, electrical energy makes up about 30% of the energy used and Legrand works closely with manufacturers to improve performance, at the same time reducing their environmental footprint,” notes Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “Legrand…
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Legrand Environmentally Friendly Cast Resin Transformers 2014

Legrand’s extensive range of products and systems for electrical installations and building infrastructures, encompasses environmentally friendly cast resin transformers, designed for low environmental impact. “Legrand’s energy efficient cast resin transformers, which efficiently transfer electrical power between two different voltage systems, at the same frequency, are manufactured by a Legrand subsidiary, EdM, according to stringent quality and safety specifications,” says Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “These transformers have no risk of insulating fluid losses…
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